Jean Rene M. DesRoches
March 29, 2004
Jean Rene M. DesRoches, 61, of Honolulu, a retired professor, died on Oahu. He was born in Canada. He is survived by wife Marilyn, son Travis and daughter Dominique. Private services.

Aubrey Delos Engle
March 4, 2004
Aubrey Delos "Jerry" Engle, 83, of Sun City Center, Fla., a retired U.S. Navy captain, died in Sun City Center. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Shirley, son Ronald E., sister Eloise E. Monsarrat and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Volunteer Emergency Services Squad, Sun City Center, Fla. 33573.

Agnes Cecelia Gay
April 1, 2004
Agnes Cecelia Gay, 90, of Lahaina, a registered nurse for Pioneer Mill Hospital and Kaiser Clinic, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by son Frederick Jr., daughter Dora Bates, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Casual and aloha attire. Burial and graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

Janice K. Haas
March 25, 2004
Janice K. Haas, also known as Janice K. Ah Sing, 59, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis-Nuuanu Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph T.; daughters Lisa and Janna Ah Sing and Maile Schrader; parents Kazuyoshi and Edith K. Kidani; brother Gary Kidani; and seven grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church. Call after 2 p.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. next Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Kenneth Leroy Ke-A Sr.
March 30, 2004
Kenneth Leroy Ke-A Sr., 62, of Wahiawa, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen C.; sons Kenneth L. Jr., Kevin T. and Keith L. Ke-A, Kirk D. Henobio-Ke-A and Joey Saloricman; daughter Kathrine Soares-Marks; brothers George L. Ke-A and Ryan Meyers-Ke-A; sister Jacklyn G.; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hung Soon Ko
March 31, 2004
Hung Soon Ko, 87, of Kaneohe, died in Seoul. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Seung Kyun, Johng Kyun, Ho Kyun, Hyong Gi and Wan Gi; daughters Yong Ja, Ha Ja, Myong Jin and Eun Mi; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Chan Sum Lau
March 21, 2004
Chan Sum Lau, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Concrete laborer, died at home. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Yuk Han, sons Kwan Chi and Kwan Hoo, and sister Kit Young. Taoist services: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

Jensen Kahawaiolaa Luhia
March 21, 2004
Jensen Kahawaiolaa Luhia, 22, of Waianae, died in Leeward Integrated Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents James F. and Velma "Fatso" Nauka-Luhia; brothers James, Jason, Justin and Jestic; and sisters Jamiefran and Jynastie. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Yoshio Matoba
March 19, 2004
Yoshio Matoba, 96, of Hono-mu, Hawaii, a retired construction worker, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honohina, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Momoye, sons Kenneth and Dennis, daughter Shirley Nishioka, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Chiyo Nowack
March 24, 2004
Chiyo Nowack, 82, of Hono-lulu, died. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Carl, daughter Barbara Kawahara, brothers Kouichi and Kenkichi Hiraga, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Roy Allen Ramberger
March 25, 2004
Roy Allen Ramberger, 70, of Waipahu, a retired heavy-equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Rita M., daughter Selina Paulo, brothers Lawrence and Vernon, sisters Doreen Story and Helen M. Repp, and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Raymond Kenichi Shigenaga
March 24, 2004
Raymond Kenichi Shigenaga, 75, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Korean War and former Ritz Store employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Warren, Fred and Paul; and sister Helen Nagai. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Hidetomo Shinto
March 31, 2004
Hidetomo Shinto, 84, of Mililani, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by son Dane, daughters Machiko Correa and Joan Sato, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Laura Heralda Torres
April 2, 2004
Laura Heralda Torres, 78, of Honolulu, a retired manager and bartender, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Raymond Rosado; daughters Anita Wise, Elena Rosado and Joan Mulholland; brothers John Bargas and Raymond Rosa; sisters Emily Bonilla and Marie Ahsing; and numerous grand- children, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Emily Kanoelani Sharpe Fitzsimmons Wong
March 24, 2004
Emily Kanoelani Sharpe Fitzsimmons Wong, 98, of Makaha, died in Kaiser Medical Center, Malama Unit. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James K. Jr., daughter Katherine N.F. Denhart and a grandchild. Private services.

William T.S. Wong
March 27, 2004
William T.S. Wong, 95, of Artesia, Calif., died in Artesia. He was born in Hakipuu. He is survived by sons Gordon and William, daughter Marilyn Harrel, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Artesia Christian Home, 11614 East 183rd, Artesia, Calif. 90701.

James Lenox Wyllie
March 23, 2004
James Lenox "Jim" Wyllie, 90, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army and retired U.S. Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Limestone, Maine. He is survived by daughter Rosalie J., sister Eleanor Nicholas and a grandchild. Mass: 10:15 a.m. today at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery in Waipio.

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